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  • Date:01 Jan 2014
  • Kick-off:17:30
  • Venue:Old Trafford
  • Attendance:75,265
  • Welbeck (66) Welbeck (66)
  • Adebayor (33) Eriksen (65)
Goal!

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The final whistle goes and the game is over.

92:36 +2.36

Wayne Rooney delivers the ball.

91:55 +1.55

Unfair challenge on Adnan Januzaj by Danny Rose results in a free kick.

91:24 +1.24

Jonny Evans restarts play with the free kick.

91:20 +1.20

Jonny Evans fouled by Harry Kane, the ref awards a free kick.

90:32 +0.32

A cross is delivered by Wayne Rooney.

90:07 +0.07

Shot by Nemanja Vidic went wide of the right-hand upright.

89:30

Wayne Rooney has an effort at goal. Hugo Lloris parries the effort to safety.

89:02

Adnan Januzaj is shown a yellow card.

87:58

The offside flag is raised against Patrice Evra.

85:11

Clearance made by Nemanja Vidic.

84:45

Patrice Evra concedes a free kick for a foul on Harry Kane.

84:39

Clearance by Kyle Walker.

84:22

The ball is crossed by Danny Rose.

83:41

Ashley Young comes on in place of Tom Cleverley.

82:52

Aaron Lennon takes the chance to get an effort at goal. David De Gea makes a block.

81:15

Mousa Dembele has an effort at goal. Blocked by Antonio Valencia.

80:02

Jonny Evans takes the free kick.

79:48

Mousa Dembele receives a caution for unsporting behaviour.

79:38

Free kick awarded for a foul by Mousa Dembele on Tom Cleverley.

78:51

Free kick awarded for a foul by Kyle Walker on Patrice Evra.

77:54

Clearance by Nemanja Vidic.

76:48

Clearance by Christian Eriksen.

76:45

Javier Hernandez has an effort at goal.

76:04

Wayne Rooney decides to take a short corner.

75:46

Shinji Kagawa crosses the ball.

74:51

Hugo Lloris restarts play with the free kick.

74:41

Roberto Soldado goes off and Harry Kane comes on.

73:56

Adnan Januzaj gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Danny Rose.

72:22

The ball is crossed by Adnan Januzaj.

72:00

Corner taken by Adnan Januzaj from the right by-line.

70:38

Adnan Januzaj takes a shot and went wide left of the goal.

70:27

Clearance made by Vlad Chiriches.

69:51

Free kick awarded for a foul by Danny Rose on Adnan Januzaj.

69:21

Nacer Chadli on for Emmanuel Adebayor.

66:47

Danny Welbeck scores with a right foot finish. Man Utd 1-2 Spurs.Assist by Adnan Januzaj.

65:25

Christian Eriksen grabs a goal with a headed effort. Man Utd 0-2 Spurs.

63:58

(Spurs) makes a substitution, with Nabil Bentaleb coming on for Etienne Capoue.

62:38

Adnan Januzaj produces a cross.

61:24

Jonny Evans makes a clearance.

60:35

Javier Hernandez joins the action as a substitute, replacing Michael Carrick.

60:25

Shinji Kagawa joins the action as a substitute, replacing Chris Smalling.

57:37

Danny Rose manages to make a clearance.

56:53

Clearance by Vlad Chiriches.

52:09

Clearance made by Danny Rose.

49:49

Danny Welbeck takes a shot. Hugo Lloris safely holds on.

49:37

Clearance made by Etienne Capoue.

48:57

Corner taken by Wayne Rooney from the right by-line.

The referee blows the whistle to start the second half.

The first half comes to an end.

44:43

Wayne Rooney makes a clearance.

43:26

Danny Welbeck takes a shot and missed to the left of the net.

43:25

Antonio Valencia sends in a cross.

42:32

Michael Dawson manages to make a clearance.

41:14

Danny Rose takes the free kick.

40:41

Wayne Rooney goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.

40:38

Foul by Wayne Rooney on Mousa Dembele, free kick awarded.

40:19

Adnan Januzaj takes a shot. Kyle Walker gets a block in.

40:16

Emmanuel Adebayor manages to make a clearance.

39:39

Corner taken by Wayne Rooney.

39:17

Antonio Valencia delivers the ball.

38:38

Roberto Soldado takes a shot and went wide left of the net.

37:51

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michael Dawson by Adnan Januzaj.

37:49

Centre by Antonio Valencia.

36:53

Antonio Valencia delivers the ball.

36:18

Clearance made by Vlad Chiriches.

35:30

Corner taken by Wayne Rooney.

35:12

Clearance made by Danny Rose.

35:11

Centre by Antonio Valencia.

33:47

Emmanuel Adebayor heads the ball into the goal. Man Utd 0-1 Spurs.Christian Eriksen provided the assist for the goal.

32:10

Centre by Etienne Capoue.

29:40

The ball is swung over by Antonio Valencia.

26:41

Nemanja Vidic manages to make a clearance.

25:17

The referee gives a free kick against Adnan Januzaj for handball.

25:01

The ball is crossed by Antonio Valencia.

24:23

Nemanja Vidic manages to make a clearance.

23:40

Roberto Soldado takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Jonny Evans.

23:37

Centre by Aaron Lennon.

22:23

Nemanja Vidic takes the free kick.

21:59

Emmanuel Adebayor is ruled offside.

20:47

Corner from the right by-line taken by Adnan Januzaj.

19:51

The ball is crossed by Antonio Valencia.

19:46

A cross is delivered by Adnan Januzaj.

18:42

Corner from the left by-line taken by Wayne Rooney.

18:09

Clearance by Michael Dawson.

16:36

Antonio Valencia has an effort at goal. Danny Rose gets a block in.

16:31

A cross is delivered by Patrice Evra.

14:42

Clearance by Michael Dawson.

13:24

Aaron Lennon has an effort at goal. David De Gea parries the ball away.

13:06

Danny Welbeck takes a shot. Michael Dawson gets a block in.

13:04

Chris Smalling sends in a cross.

11:58

Shot by Adnan Januzaj. Michael Dawson gets a block in.

11:26

Clearance by Danny Rose.

8:02

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonny Evans by Etienne Capoue.

7:12

Chris Smalling restarts play with the free kick.

4:50

Chris Smalling has an effort at goal.

2:11

Mousa Dembele takes the free kick.

2:06

Free kick awarded for a foul by Nemanja Vidic on Emmanuel Adebayor.

1:15

Wayne Rooney produces a cross.

0:05

Clearance by Patrice Evra.

The match has kicked off.

Match Preview

Strike duo could be out for United Manchester United could be without star striking duo Robin van Persie and Wayne Rooney for their Barclays Premier League encounter with Tottenham at Old Trafford on Wednesday. Moyes confirmed Van Persie "is not quite ready" after missing five games with a thigh injury. Meanwhile Rooney, who missed Saturday's win at Norwich with a groin problem, did not train on Tuesday and will be assessed ahead of the game. "Robin is not quite ready, we don't think," said Moyes. "He is not too far away. With Wayne we need to wait and see. He has not trained today so we will need to assess it tomorrow." It means United will be relying on in-form Danny Welbeck and Javier Hernandez as their strikers when they look to extend their present winning run to seven matches. And the severity of the injuries may bring an added focus to Moyes' work in the transfer market next month, even though the Scot accepts it is not the greatest time to do business. "We would always look to try and add players," said Moyes. "But I am not sure January is a brilliant month to do business. "We will be out there looking as I am sure everyone else will be." Tim Sherwood may like his sides to play with risk, but will not allow Tottenham to turn up as "lambs to the slaughter". After a tumultuous first half of the season at White Hart Lane, Spurs start 2014 with the unenviable task of facing Moyes' title holders. United will undoubtedly be Sherwood's toughest test since he replaced Andre Villas-Boas and one the Spurs boss suggested will mean he has to alter his attack-minded philosophy. "I like to play with risk," the Tottenham manager said after overcoming Stoke 3-0. "There is going to be, with respect to Stoke, tougher tests ahead and we know that. "We have to try to find the right formula to perform against some of the bigger teams. "We have to assess what Man United are coming with. We know they're going to be very, very good. "They always are and have been ever since I was in football. We know we have to give them respect but we can't be lambs to the slaughter. "We need to make sure we go out there and impose ourselves on them as much as we can." West Brom, Everton and Newcastle have all shown it is possible to do that this season, with all three winning league matches at Old Trafford. In fact, United have only won four of their nine home matches and Spurs head to the north west buoyed by last term's 3-2 victory. "They're turning it around and they are on a run," Sherwood said. "We know from history when they are on a run, they get a head of steam and are very hard to stop. "We've got to try and find a way of stopping them in their tracks to get something positive. "We won last year there. Gareth Bale scored a great goal, so they've already been there and imposed themselves on Man United. Hopefully they can use that as an experience to go forward. "It is a big arena, a fantastic football stadium but it will only be nice if we get a result." Tottenham's chances of continuing their unbeaten start to league life under Sherwood will be made all the more tougher at Old Trafford by their mounting injury problems. While they can welcome back Kyle Walker from suspension, Sandro, Younes Kaboul, Andros Townsend and Jan Vertonghen remain sidelined through injury. Jermain Defoe and Danny Rose are doubts, while it has been confirmed Paulinho will miss the next four weeks through an ankle ligament injury. The Brazil midfielder, who had been impressing in his first start under Tim Sherwood, was forced off 62 minutes into Sunday's 3-0 win against Stoke after being clattered by Charlie Adam. The Stoke midfielder avoided a booking for the challenge but not the anger of Tottenham fans and staff, as this was the fourth time he has been involved in a high-profile incident against Spurs. During his time with Blackpool, Liverpool and Stoke, the 28-year-old has previously clashed with Bale on two occasions and once with Scott Parker. Tottenham's anger at yet another incident was clear in a statement on Paulinho's condition released on Tuesday morning, unusually highlighting the perpetrator's role in the incident. "Following a MRI scan, the club can confirm that Paulinho has sustained significant ligament damage to his right ankle after a heavy challenge from Charlie Adam during Sunday's win against Stoke City," read a statement on the club's official website, www.tottenhamhotspur.com. Tottenham are reportedly considering making a formal complaint about Adam, who came close to moving to White Hart Lane from Blackpool in January 2011.

Formation:4231Manager: David Moyes

Man Utd

Formation: 442Manager: Tim Sherwood

Spurs

  • David De Gea
  • Chris Smalling
  • Nemanja Vidic
  • Jonny Evans
  • Patrice Evra
  • Michael Carrick
  • Tom Cleverley
  • Antonio Valencia
  • Wayne Rooney
  • Adnan Januzaj
  • Danny Welbeck
  • SUBS
  • Rio Ferdinand
  • Anders Lindegaard
  • Javier Hernandez
  • Ashley Young
  • Darren Fletcher
  • Shinji Kagawa
  • Alexander Buttner

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Match Report

Form Guide

    LLWWWW
  • Man Utd
  • VS
  • Spurs
  • WWLWDW

Last Meetings

  • Spurs
  • 2 - 2
  • Man Utd
  • 01/12/2013
  • Spurs
  • 1 - 1
  • Man Utd
  • 20/01/2013
  • Man Utd
  • 2 - 3
  • Spurs
  • 29/09/2012
  • Spurs
  • 1 - 3
  • Man Utd
  • 04/03/2012
  • Man Utd
  • 3 - 0
  • Spurs
  • 22/08/2011
  • Spurs
  • 0 - 0
  • Man Utd
  • 16/01/2011

Top Scorers

Man Utd

  • W Rooney 8
  • R van Persie 6
  • D Welbeck 6
  • A Januzaj 3
  • P Evra 1
  • A Young 1
  • AL Valencia 1
  • JB Hernandez 1
  • T Cleverley 1
  • C Smalling 1

Spurs

  • GT Sigurdsson 3
  • E Adebayor 2
  • JB Paulinho 2
  • A Lennon 1
  • RR Soldado 1
  • M Dembele 1
  • A Townsend 1
  • K Walker 1
  • L Holtby 1
  • RG Sandro 1
  • V Chiriches 1
  • C Eriksen 1

Goals

Man Utd

    • Total goals 54
    • Goals per game 32
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Spurs

    • Total goals 44
    • Goals per game 22
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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